Rockwall City Council to fill vacant seat

(Rockwall) August 22, 2012 – The Rockwall City Council is accepting applications from residents interested in serving on the council in Place 2, which is currently held by Mark Russo.  Recently elected as the Republican nominee for Rockwall County Justice of the Peace in Precinct 3, Russo has submitted his resignation from the council effective September […]

City of Rockwall news briefs

Small tax rate reduction August 10, 2012 – There will be no tax hike in fiscal 2012-2013 for City of Rockwall property owners – in fact, they will pay a slightly lower rate. Rockwall city council members asked that the staff reduce the existing tax rate of 50.31 cents per $100 valuation to the calculated […]

State 4-A Hawks Baseball Champs to lead Heath’s parade

State 4-A Hawks Baseball Champs to lead Heath’s parade

Parade route changed to end at baseball field (Heath) June 21, 2012 – The City of Heath’s Annual Independence Day Parade on Wednesday, July 4 will be led by the 2012 State 4-A Heath Hawks Baseball Championship team. The parade route has been changed to end at the Hawk’s Baseball Field, where a special program […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: Downtown improvements, street improvements

(Rockwall) June 10, 2012 – Two of the five capital improvement projects on the May 12 ballot were approved by our residents – Downtown Improvements and Street Improvements. You, the voters, have spoken – and this City Council is committed to listening to you. The city has started the planning process for the downtown project. […]

City of Heath to place RHHS mascot and “H” on new water tower

(Heath) May 8, 2012 – The Heath City Council embraced a hometown tradition seen in communities throughout America by voting to place the Rockwall-Heath High School logo on the water tower that is now under construction. The vote during a Special Meeting on May 8 authorized Mayor John Ratcliffe to execute a change order to […]

Heath honors outgoing board and commission members

(Heath) April 30, 2012 – The City of Heath honored the outgoing board and commission members for their service during the April 17 City Council meeting. Those recognized from left: Tom Smith – Board of Adjustment; Chuck Dale – Board of Adjustment; Mayor John Ratcliffe; Dennis Bailey – Heath Economic Development Corporation and Heath Municipal […]

Garland ISD Board of Trustees, City Council candidates to speak at Chamber luncheon

Candidates to address important election issues at Garland Chamber forum Garland candidates in contested district races have added a stop to their campaign trails at the Garland Chamber of Commerce’s Monthly Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 30. The Luncheon, held at The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth […]

Political Speed Dating event for Frisco City Council, School Board

Residents invited to question candidates Frisco residents are invited to attend a Political Speed Dating Event from 10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, organized by the Frisco Area Republican Women. The event, designed to facilitate discussion between constituents and candidates, is being offered as a refreshing way for residents to ask face-to-face questions […]

Plano City Council to host District 1 Neighborhood Roundtable

(Plano) Residents are invited to the District 1 Plano City Council Neighborhood Roundtable from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at Plano Centre, Northbrook Room, 2000 E. Springcreek Parkway. View the agenda at under “City Hall.” The Plano City Council wants to hear ideas and concerns about the community and answer any questions […]

Lorne Liechty announces run for Mayor of Heath

(Heath) Feb. 15, 2012 – Lorne O. Liechty has announced that he is a candidate for election as Mayor of the City of Heath in the election to be held May 12, 2012. A resident of Heath for more than 25 years, Liechty has served on the City Council since 2004, and as Mayor Pro Tem […]